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Esso Africa (2) - (1975-1994)
See also : Fact-Sheet "Esso Africa" &  Esso Africa (1975-1985)  &  Berge Hus

"Esso Africa" was build in 1975 by Ch. de L'Atlantique, St. Nazaire. Sold and rename as "Africa" in 1994.
Sold as "Berg Hus" in 1996, renamed in 2001 as "Sendje Ceiba" (BHS) Bergesen dy Tankers.
Rebuild as FPSO and in use at the Ceiba Terminal on 12/02/2002.
 
"Esso Africa" at builder's yard in Saint Nazaire (France).
( Collection Roland Grard )
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"Esso Africa", at Europoort.
( Photo Copyright Pieter Melissen )
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"Esso Africa", at Europoort.
( Photo Copyright Pieter Melissen )
 
"Esso Africa".
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"Esso Africa" at Europoort, Rotterdam May 1987.
( Photo Copyricht Jörg Seyler )
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"Esso Africa (2)".
( Photo thanks to Craig Andrews )
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"Esso Africa (2)".
( Photo thanks to Craig Andrews )
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"Esso Africa (2)".
( Photo thanks to Craig Andrews )
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"Esso Africa (2)".
( Photo thanks to Craig Andrews )
  Photobucket
"Berge Hus", ex. "Africa", ex. "Esso Afrika (2)".
( Copyright reserved )

Original Name
Esso Africa
Type
VLCC
Delivered
01-04-1975
IMO No
7360069
Builder & Yard
Chantiiers de L' Atlantique, st. Nazaire, France
Yard No
S25
Engine
Steam
KW
24204
GRT
123041
NTR
106066
DWT
274467
LOA
348,80
LBP
30,79
Beam
51,87
Draft
21,38
Depth
27,34
Other names and history
1994 Africa
1997 Berge Hus
2002 Rebuild as FPSO Sendje Ceiba
Scrapped
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Ship Report for "ESSO AFRICA"
IDNo:
7360069
Year:
1975
Name:
ESSO AFRICA
Keel:
Type:
Tanker
Launch Date:
20.01.1975
Flag:
LBR
Date of completion:
01.04.1975

Tons:
123040
Link:
-
DWT:
274487
Yard No:
S25
Length overall:
348.8
Ship Design:
LPP:
330.8
Country of build:
FRA
Beam:
51.9
Builder:
L'Atlantique
Material of build:
Location of yard:
St Nazaire
Number of screws/Mchy/Speed(kn):
1ST-15.5
Wartsila

Subsequent History:
1994 AFRICA - 1996 BERGE HUS -
[ 2001 converted to FPSO tanker ] -
2001 SENDJE CEIBA

Disposal Data:
-

History :
ON
LR/IMO
ID
Year
Name
Tons
Change
Main Owner
7360069
7360069
1975
ESSO AFRICA
123040
Esso Tankers Inc.
7360069
7360069
1975
AFRICA
137166
1994
Petroleum Sg., Ltd.
7360069
7360069
1975
BERGE HUS
137166
1996
Bergesen d.y. & Co.
7360069
7360069
1975
SENDJE CEIBA
137166
2001
Hess Equatorial Guinea Inc.